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Top 10 security related news in Nigeria | 17.5.19 

Cpt. Hashim Abdullahi  1. 'BORNO IS SAFER THAN ABUJA, ZAMFARA, KATSINA' SAYS GOV SHETTIMA Kashim Shettima, the governor of Borno, has said that the state which is the hotbed of Boko Haram insurgency, is safer than many states in Nigeria. Shettima made the declaration when he spoke to the Chairman House Committee

British Military trains Nigerian military, paramilitary officers

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), in collaboration with the British Military Advisory Training Team (BMATT) has commenced a Joint Campaign Planning Course for selected military and paramilitary officers, including high operational level staff of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government. The Acting Director, Defence Information, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu who made

DHQ Debunks alleged Sexual Assault by Troops in Maiduguri Prison

Nosa Enobhayisobo The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has debunked reports by the Amnesty International alleging sexual assaults in detention facilities at Giwa Barracks Maiduguri and the Maiduguri Maximum Security Prison by the Nigerian troops. The DHQ in a statement by its spokesperson, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu said the allegations are unfounded and remotely

Minimum Wage: No new Salary structure for Armed Forces — DHQ

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said that a new salary structure has not been approved for the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN). The DHQ said this while reacting to a document that has gone viral on social media purportedly showing a new upgraded Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) salary

Insecurity: DHQ lists operational successes against terrorism, banditry, economic sabotage

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has explained that ongoing military operations across the country to tackle terrorism, insurgency, armed banditry and sabotage of critical national economic assets, has recorded operational successes over the week. The Acting Director, Defence Information, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu disclosed this on a statement made available to

Defence headquaters gets new spokesperson

The Defence Headquaters (DHQ) has appointed a new Acting Director Defence Information (DDI). He is Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu. Nwachukwu takes over from Brigadier General John Agim who recently retired from the Nigerian Army (NA) after a successful military career. Until his appointment, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu was the Deputy Director Public Relations, Headquarters